datalad unlock

Synopsis

datalad unlock [-h] [-d DATASET] [-r] [-R LEVELS] [--version] [path ...]

Description

Unlock file(s) of a dataset

Unlock files of a dataset in order to be able to edit the actual content

Examples

Unlock a single file:

% datalad unlock <path/to/file>

Unlock all contents in the dataset:

% datalad unlock .

Options

path

file(s) to unlock. Constraints: value must be a string or value must be NONE

-h, -\-help, -\-help-np

show this help message. –help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message

-d DATASET, -\-dataset DATASET

“specify the dataset to unlock files in. If no dataset is given, an attempt is made to identify the dataset based on the current working directory. Constraints: Value must be a Dataset or a valid identifier of a Dataset (e.g. a path) or value must be NONE

-r, -\-recursive

if set, recurse into potential subdatasets.

-R LEVELS, -\-recursion-limit LEVELS

limit recursion into subdatasets to the given number of levels. Constraints: value must be convertible to type ‘int’ or value must be NONE

-\-version

show the module and its version which provides the command

Authors

datalad is developed by The DataLad Team and Contributors <team@datalad.org>.